ÅF wins order from Holmen
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Per Magnusson, President, ÅF Engineering Division +46 (0)70-676 64 26
Viktor Svensson, Director, Corporate Information +46 (0)70-657 20 26
ÅF has been commissioned by Iggesund Paperboard (Holmen) to supply a customised PaperLine system for roll, sheet and warehouse management at Holmen's Iggesund and Strömsbruk production facilities.
The PaperLine system will be delivered in 2009. ÅF estimates that the initial order value will be in the region of SEK 15 million (EUR 1.45 million).
The system will be supplied with a Web interface based on the very latest Microsoft technology, making it one of the most modern manufacturing execution systems (MES) in the world.
The focus is on traceability in a complex production chain, and productivity will be enhanced with the help of sophisticated, state-of-the art optimisation technology.
"This is an important order that endorses ÅF's investments in industrial IT, a field in which we can currently call on the services of more than 150 experts," says Per Magnusson, President of ÅF's Engineering Division.
ÅF is a leader in technical consulting, with expertise founded on more than a century of experience.
We offer highly qualified services and solutions for industrial processes, infrastructure projects and the development of products and IT systems. We are also a leading name in testing and inspection.
Today ÅF has more than 4,000 employees. Our base is in Europe, but our business and our clients are found all over the world.